Availability of college-level coursework is a priority for many parents researching high schools for their children. Although the various types of courses seem alike at first, there are differences that may make certain courses seem more or less appealing to you or your child. Of particular interest to many students and families as they research high schools are AP and dual credit courses.
Diligent parents researching secondary education choices for their children may be confused by the range of choices available across the Denver area. While the choice between a public and a private school may seem somewhat straightforward, it gets a bit muddier when comparing charter schools to private schools?
Each year, the administration at Lutheran High starts looking towards next year to think through what we can add, expand, and improve to make our school even better equipped to serve students in the future. This year is no different. We are excited to share plans to expand all aspects of the school from athletic and academic to the physical building.
Finding the best school to academically nurture and challenge your children is critical to their success. For many families, paying for that academic investment in their children is a major stressor.
So, you’re ready to start the hunt for the right high school. Whether you’re not sure where to begin or if you already have a running list of questions, the LuHi Admissions Team is here to help you decide if we are a good fit for you.
Your 14-year-old student is about to enter high school. It’s obvious they are nervous; they spent the last 10 hours deliberating over what they are going to wear the first day of school. But we know you feel the anxiety, too.
In the video above, LuHi Principal, David Ness, talks about the importance of filling classrooms with teachers who:
- Are experts in their field
- Have a passion for their subjects that’s easily recognizable by students
- Can relate to their students
- Care about students and can nurture their growth
I encourage families to find a school that aligns with the values taught at home. Partnership to reinforce family values can be a variety of things in day to day school life:
Factors that play into admission decisions for colleges are discussed in detail in the 2017 State of College Admissions report. Chapter 3 of this helpful document looks at the variety of variables that go into a high school senior's application, ranging from GPA to extracurricular activities, and the weight each variable has on the college admissions decision.